Well, it looks like a thorny mess to me! It amazes me how birds can dig around and even perch on thorny vines and manage to do it without getting all scratched up.
All living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange, sometimes inexplicable ways. This madness can be saving; it is part and parcel of the ability to adapt. Without it, no species would survive.
- Yann Martel